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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)

Posted: October 6th, 2022 by

Did you know that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical abuse by an intimate partner? Last year, in Pennsylvania alone, there were 2,574 victims served in only one day. What is DVAM?DVAM was initiated nationally in 1987 and takes place every October. DVAM is a chance for everyone- […]

Volunteering at WIN

Posted: August 24th, 2022 by

“The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.” Volunteering in the local community is an activity that some people really enjoy. As a victim-centered agency specializing in assisting survivors of intimate partner violence, we often rely on […]

WIN Service Highlight- Emergency Helpline

Posted: August 3rd, 2022 by

Did you know that 1 in 4 women, and 1 in 7 men, have experienced severe physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner? Oftentimes, one of the first ways victims reach out for help is by calling a victim helpline. “’At any given moment you have the power to say this is not […]

Summertime Digital Safety Tips for Parents

Posted: June 17th, 2022 by

Most kids look forward to summer break. For many, it’s a time for family fun, vacations, swimming, etc., but it also leaves room for kids to spend more time on their digital devices. According to UNICEF, “Some 80% of children in 25 countries report feeling in danger of sexual abuse or exploitation online. As children embrace more digital platforms, […]

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Posted: January 21st, 2020 by

Did you know that on a global scale, human trafficking profits are an estimated $150 BILLION per year? Of that, approximately $99 billion comes strictly from sex exploitation. Incidents of human trafficking are widely underreported, so getting exact statistics can be challenging. According to the Polaris Project, an organization dedicated to ending human trafficking, “In […]